dam as a noun:
as a verb:
A barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea.
synonyms: dike, dyke.
retardment†, ... show more
progenitor, ... show more
land covered with water,
arm of the sea,
ostiary†, ... show more
Dutch: sloot, stuwdam, dam, dijk, waterdam, waterkering
Polish: tama, zapora, zapora wodna
Female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock.
Obstruct with, or as if with, a dam:
— Dam the gorges of the Yangtse River.
synonym: dam up.
blockade, ... show more
plash, ... show more
Dutch: afdammen, bedijken, indijken
Moby thesaurus: arch dam, arrest, artificial lake, backstop, bamboo curtain, bank, bar, barrage, barrier, bayou lake, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, bind, block, block up, blockade, boom, bottle up, brake, breakwater ... show more.
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